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Geography

Learn about our earth and how human activities impact upon it.
What is Geography?

Geography is the study of the physical features of the earth and its atmosphere, and how it is affected by human activities, such as the distribution of populations, resources, and political and economic activities. Geographers deal with vital issues such as climate change, migration, environmental degradation, social issues and natural hazards.

Why Study Geography?

With growing interest in issues such as climate change, migration, environmental degradation and social cohesion Geography is one of the most relevant subjects you could choose to study. A level students cover a broad scope of materials and gain vital insights into the world around us.

More than 80 UK universities offer Geography related degrees covering a wide range of topics and specialisms. Geography graduates are some of the most employable, having developed knowledge and transferrable skills that enable them to work across a wide range of sectors and roles.

Typical geography careers include environmental consultation, cartography, town planning, conservation, surveying, landscape architecture, teaching, disaster management, international aid and tourism.

What will I study in A Level Geography?

Our A Level Geography course features a modular structure. The majority of the course is assessed by examination at the end of the second year of studies and there will also be a fieldwork component. Areas of study include; globalisation and development, landscape systems, physical and human systems, sustainability, place shaping and geopolitics.

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